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William Brooke Cobham, 7th Lord

(d. 1597)


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(d. 1597),

Lord Chamberlain (August 1596–March 1597), a descendant of Sir John Oldcastle, Lollard martyr, and model for Shakespeare's Falstaff. The Brooke family's Puritanical leanings lent added gall to this ...

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.


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